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Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Dec 3

    “My Identical Twin Sequenced our Genome”

    “My Identical Twin Sequenced our Genome”
    We all assume that our genetic information is personal and private.  This may not be totally correct, but that assumption goes completely out the window when you are an identical twin.  This question is explored in an…
  • Dec 1

    Additional Clarification regarding HHS OCR Phishing Email Alert

    Additional Clarification regarding HHS OCR Phishing Email Alert
    More information from HHS OCR about the phishing threat: On November 28, 2016, the HHS Office for Civil Rights issued a listserv announcement warning covered entities and their business associates about a phishing email that disguises itself…
  • Nov 30

    Cybersecurity 2017 – The Year in Preview: Emerging Security Threat

    Cybersecurity 2017 – The Year in Preview: Emerging Security Threat
    Editor’s note:  This is the fourth in a continuing end-of-year series.  See our previous posts on trade secrets, state regulation and law enforcement, and HIPAA compliance.  Our last two posts will focus on the…
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Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By Law Offices of Jeffrey A. Newman & Associates.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 1963

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of John S. Moffa.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2077

Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.csrandthelaw.com
  • Dec 2

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely

    Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely
    It’s Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post includes: new reports on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights;…
  • Nov 28

    Key Points Regarding the New European Union Conflict Minerals Agreement

    Key Points Regarding the New European Union Conflict Minerals Agreement
    On November 22, the Presidency of the European Council and the European Parliament announced agreement on the text of a new conflict minerals regulation. The agreement is based on the “political understanding” that was…
  • Nov 18

    Five on Friday – Special Post-Election Edition

    Five on Friday – Special Post-Election Edition
    It’s Friday and time for an overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we’ve been monitoring. This week’s post is focused entirely on responses to the recent election of Donald Trump as the next…
Rank this Week: 3678

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
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Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
Rank this Week: 3860

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Deadly New Opioid Drug Carfentanil 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl

    Deadly New Opioid Drug Carfentanil 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl
    Opioid Drug In recent years there has been an immense effort to combat the availability of an opioid drug, such as fentanyl, in Massachusetts, which was brought about by an increased rate of opioid-induced death. Fentanyl, a Class B…
  • Nov 3

    Breaking and Entering to Paint a Dog?

    Breaking and Entering to Paint a Dog?
    In a rather interesting news report in the Cape Cod Times, a young man is accused of breaking into a home located in Martha’s Vineyard where he allegedly painted the resident’s dog with purple paint and stole some items from the…
  • Oct 17

    Woman Thought to Be Kidnapped From Assisted Living Facility Drops Charge

    Woman Thought to Be Kidnapped From Assisted Living Facility Drops Charge
    Kidnapped Back in May of this year, it was suspected that a 62-year-old woman was kidnapped from her assisted living facility in Newton. The woman, identified as June Doe, a pseudonym, went missing in the middle of the afternoon after living…
Rank this Week: 468

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Boston Metro Business Lawyer Blog

Covers Boston Metro Area business law. By Richard Mucci.

http://www.bostonmetrobusinesslawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2747

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accidents, commercial litigation and insurance bad faith. By Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonaccidentinjurylawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 4219

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal ethics and law practice. By Keith L. Miller, Esq.

http://www.legalmalpracticelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1914

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer…

Boston Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers legal malpractice issues and cases. By the Law Offices of Keith L. Miller.

http://www.bostonlegalmalpracticelawyer.com/
  • Dec 2

    Massachusetts Attorney Disbarred for Multiple Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct

    Massachusetts Attorney Disbarred for Multiple Violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct
    A Massachusetts attorney has been disbarred for engaging in activities which created conflicts of interest and for misusing client funds. The violations included (1) using client funds to purchase annuities from a company where the attorney…
  • Nov 9

    Attorney Suspended for Mishandling and For Failing to Account for Client’s Fund

    Attorney Suspended for Mishandling and For Failing to Account for Client’s Fund
    A client signed a fee agreement with an attorney for representation in her divorce. On June 26, 2013, as a condition of the signed fee agreement, the client tendered to the attorney $8,000.00 as a retainer for a divorce case and for a real…
  • Jun 16

    Admonition to Massachusetts Attorney

    Admonition to Massachusetts Attorney
    An attorney who poorly represented a buyer of a residential property in Massachusetts has received an admonition for his conduct. The attorney was admitted to practice in Massachusetts in 1985 and had no disciplinary history. While…
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Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Burglary, Robbery, and Theft – What’s the Difference?

    Burglary, Robbery, and Theft – What’s the Difference?
    Let’s start with how burglary, robbery, and theft are the same. They are all commonly associated with the unlawful taking of another’s property. Theft and robbery do, in fact, always involve this scenario, or an attempt at this…
  • Dec 1

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.
    A wrongful act that is punishable by law is called a crime. Although types and frequency of crime vary widely from place to place, nationwide statistics provide a clearer picture of which criminal offenses are most common in the United…
  • Dec 1

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.
    A wrongful act that is punishable by law is called a crime. Although types and frequency of crime vary widely from place to place, nationwide statistics provide a clearer picture of which criminal offenses are most common in the United…
Rank this Week: 136

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    J&J’s Ethicon Faces Physiomesh Lawsuit For Hernia Surgery Complication

    J&J’s Ethicon Faces Physiomesh Lawsuit For Hernia Surgery Complication
    Surgical mesh devices have caused significant problems for patients across the country. Transvaginal mesh and bladder slings have been the primary target of litigation, as patients suffered serious complications and many times were forced to…
  • Dec 1

    A Look at More Durable Hip and Knee Replacement Joints for Young Patient

    A Look at More Durable Hip and Knee Replacement Joints for Young Patient
    In the past couple of decades, total knee and total hip replacement surgeries have become the two most common surgical procedures in the United States, with more than 600,000 operations and more than 300,000 operations respectively being…
  • Dec 1

    Exercise Program Shows Promise in Increasing Testosterone Levels in Obese Men

    Exercise Program Shows Promise in Increasing Testosterone Levels in Obese Men
    According to a recent article from Science Daily, a 12-week exercise program has been shown to significantly increase testosterone levels in men who are obese or overweight.  Those who exercised more vigorously showed an even higher…
Rank this Week: 1041

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3768

Massachusetts Special Education…

Massachusetts Special Education Law Blog

Discusses local and national news in special education law. By Lillian E. Wong.

http://www.lillianwongesq.com/blog.html
  • Dec 1

    Is my child's teacher licensed?

    Is my child's teacher licensed?
    Educators, including teachers, professional support personnel, and administrators, are generally required to hold a license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to be eligible for employment in public…
  • Nov 18

    Free Course for Parents of Children with Emotional and Behavioral Challenge

    Free Course for Parents of Children with Emotional and Behavioral Challenge
    Is your child on an IEP?Is your child angry, sad, anxious, acting out or withdrawn?Are you concerned about how your child is behaving?Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD, Conduct Disorder or other emotional problems?ARE YOU HAVING A…
  • Oct 21

    Lillian Wong Named 2016 Super Lawyer Rising Star

    Lillian Wong Named 2016 Super Lawyer Rising Star
    We are pleased to announce that for the fourth consecutive year, Attorney Lillian Wong has been selected to the Super Lawyer New England Rising Star list for her work in School and Education Law.  Each year, no more than…
Rank this Week: 4889

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Whistleblower Attorneys Blog

Covers qui tam and government law. By Greene LLP.

http://www.whistleblowerattorneys-blog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Two Whistleblowers Awarded $2.86 Million for Information on DoD Shipping Fraud

    Two Whistleblowers Awarded $2.86 Million for Information on DoD Shipping Fraud
    Two whistleblowers brought fraud allegations against shippers of military freight and helped the U.S. Government recover $13 million in a False Claims Act settlement announced this month. The case involved a nationwide contract…
  • Nov 30

    Whistleblowers: Be Wary of Employment Sepration Agreement

    Whistleblowers: Be Wary of Employment Sepration Agreement
    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently limited the enforceability of employment separation agreements that seek to ban would-be whistleblowers from filing claims against their former employers. In U.S. ex rel. Ladas v. Exelis, Inc, et…
  • Sep 27

    Federal Judge to Decide Fate of False Claims Act Suit Against Cyclist Lance Armstrong

    Federal Judge to Decide Fate of False Claims Act Suit Against Cyclist Lance Armstrong
    A federal judge will decide the fate of a “whistleblower’s” and the United States Postal Service’s (“USPS”) lawsuit against cyclist Lance Armstrong and his now defunct racing company, Tailwind Sports. The…
Rank this Week: 2218

The Law Office of Alexis B. Levitt…

The Law Office of Alexis B. Levitt Blog

Covers caregiver issues, estate planning, living at home and special needs trusts.

http://www.alexislevitt.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    South Shore ARC Autism Resource Center – At Last

    South Shore ARC Autism Resource Center – At Last
    As knowledge about autism has grown, along with medical and public benefits for autism, families have been struggling to create and navigate the safety net system all at once. Now there is a group to turn to, a place to find answers and to…
  • Dec 1

    Open Your Home and Grow Your Family

    Open Your Home and Grow Your Family
    The South Shore ARC is looking for families who would like to host under the Shared Living program. This is a state program that matches up adults with developmental disabilities with “host families.” If you would like to open…
  • Oct 21

    Medicare Open Enrollment Season

    Medicare Open Enrollment Season
    Medicare Open Enrollment is happening now: it runs from October 15 to December 7. Now is the time to check whether your supplement and Part D plans are the right ones for you. For help with the research, you can visit www.medicare.gov and you…
Rank this Week: 4626

Employment Law Business Guide

Employment Law Business Guide

Addresses employment law issues. By McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, PA.

http://www.employmentlawbusinessguide.com
  • Dec 1

    New Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) Released

    New Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) Released
    A new Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) was released on November 14, 2016. Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), employers are required to verify the employment eligibility and identity of new employees by…
  • Nov 23

    Hold the Presses on FLSA Changes!: Texas Court Issues Eleventh Hour Injunction

    Hold the Presses on FLSA Changes!: Texas Court Issues Eleventh Hour Injunction
    Late in the afternoon on November 22, Judge Amos Mazzant of the U.S. District Court in Sherman, Texas issued an order granting an injunction which will at least delay and possibly derail the changes to the overtime rules under the Fair Labor…
  • Nov 22

    Federal Court Permanently Enjoins DOL’s New “Persuader” Rule

    Federal Court Permanently Enjoins DOL’s New “Persuader” Rule
    On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a permanent nationwide injunction striking down the DOL’s efforts to vastly expand the type of “persuader” activities subject…
Rank this Week: 2247

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    A Look at the Future of the Social Security Program

    A Look at the Future of the Social Security Program
    Until the end of last year, we were seeing constant articles about how the Social Security disability program would run out of money and nearly 11 million Americans would lose around 20 percent of their total monthly benefits across the…
  • Dec 1

    Social Security Disability Judge Accused of Bullying Disabled Employee

    Social Security Disability Judge Accused of Bullying Disabled Employee
    Over the past few months, there have been a lot of stories of misconduct by administrative law judges (ALJ) and the agency in general with respect to wait time and claims handling procedures.   We have also seen the chief judge who…
  • Nov 29

    Social Security Disability for Wounded Veteran

    Social Security Disability for Wounded Veteran
    The Global War on Terror, including the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, resulted in a greater number of disabled veterans than we have seen in many decades.  Even the Vietnam War, which was one of the deadliest conflicts in our…
Rank this Week: 2743

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers legal issues surrounding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.mesotheliomalawyers-blog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Investigational Drug Prevents Mesothelioma in Lab Mice

    Investigational Drug Prevents Mesothelioma in Lab Mice
    According to a recent news report from Mesothelioma Research News, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is working on an experimental drug known as GSK3052230 that has been shown to prevent the growth of mesothelioma in mice.  These mice have been…
  • Dec 1

    Mass. Town Issues Fines to Trailer Park Owner for Asbestos Violation

    Mass. Town Issues Fines to Trailer Park Owner for Asbestos Violation
    According to a recent news article from the Mashpee Enterprise, the board has already issued a $1,500 fine to a local trailer park owner for various environmental violations, but the board is now deciding on whether to raise the fines to the…
  • Nov 29

    Aging Mass. School Faces Asbestos Problem

    Aging Mass. School Faces Asbestos Problem
    Many of the old school buildings across Massachusetts and the rest of the nation are falling into a serious state of disrepair.  We are dealing with buildings that were built around a hundred years ago, and there was not enough money to…
Rank this Week: 3306

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Wrong-Way Crash in Middleboro, Mass. Turns Deadly

    Wrong-Way Crash in Middleboro, Mass. Turns Deadly
    A 31-year-old Massachusetts woman recently killed in a traffic accidnet was still reeling from the loss of her 40-year-old half-brother, according to a recent news report from the Boston Globe.  He died from an illness in September…
  • Dec 1

    Report: Two-Car Crash Results in Death of Man in Westfield, Ma

    Report: Two-Car Crash Results in Death of Man in Westfield, Ma
    According to WWLP 22 News, a 68-year-old man from Westfield, Massachusetts died recently after he was involved in a serious car crash.  There were multiple witnesses to the deadly car crash who called 911. Authorities reported…
  • Nov 29

    A Look at Serious Accident from Boston’s Past

    A Look at Serious Accident from Boston’s Past
    While there are many news articles about car crashes between privately-owned vehicles and vehicles owned by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), or the “T” as it is commonly called, there has been a renewed…
Rank this Week: 4599

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    C.F. Bean, LLC v. Barhanovich: Summary Judgment in Personal Injury Case

    C.F. Bean, LLC v. Barhanovich: Summary Judgment in Personal Injury Case
    In C.F. Bean, LLC v. Barhanovich, a case from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, plaintiff was in a recreational fishing boat when his outboard engine hit a dredge pipe that was submerged in the water.  When the…
  • Dec 1

    Mass Brain Injury Assoc. Appoints New Prevention Manager

    Mass Brain Injury Assoc. Appoints New Prevention Manager
    In the last five years, we have seen a lot more media coverage involving traumatic brain injuries and concussions.  While we have seen a lot of talk about head injuries suffered by our brave service members, we are now hearing a lot more…
  • Nov 30

    Paintball Results in High Number of Eye Injurie

    Paintball Results in High Number of Eye Injurie
    A recent news article from Philly.com takes a look at the high risk of suffering an eye injury while engaged in paintball activities.  To be clear, we are talking about people engaged in sanctioned paintball completions like the ones…
Rank this Week: 4575

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Man Arrested for Drunk Driving After Driving Himself to Station

    Man Arrested for Drunk Driving After Driving Himself to Station
    There is very little question that alcohol can negatively affect one’s thought process.  This is one of the many reasons that drunk driving is dangerous and can and often does result in a serious car accident.   However,…
  • Dec 1

    Mom and Twins Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver in Salem

    Mom and Twins Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver in Salem
    According to a recent news report from the Boston Globe, a mother and her two young twins were celebrating Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts when things went seriously wrong. As the trio left the downtown center, they realized that one…
  • Nov 28

    Cleveland Browns Alvin Bailey Faces Possible Suspension after DUI

    Cleveland Browns Alvin Bailey Faces Possible Suspension after DUI
    According to a recent news article from ESPN, Alvin Bailey, a guard on the Cleveland Browns, is facing a possible two-game suspension following his plea of no contest to a criminal charge that he was driving under the influence in the…
Rank this Week: 3123

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    Wrong-Way Crash Kills Five

    Wrong-Way Crash Kills Five
    A terrible wrong-way crash on I-495 in Middleboro recently killed five people, including four college students. The young men, all between the ages of eighteen and twenty, were traveling on the correct side of the highway when a vehicle…
  • Nov 23

    Report: Massachusetts Highways Safest, but near Bottom for Performance

    Report: Massachusetts Highways Safest, but near Bottom for Performance
    A report ranking US state highway systems on performance and cost-effectiveness has rated Massachusetts close to the bottom, finding that the state had one of the highest expenditures per mile of state-maintained roadway. The Bay State was…
  • Nov 17

    Self-Driving Cars Rolling into Boston

    Self-Driving Cars Rolling into Boston
    Self-driving cars will be coming to the streets of Boston in just a few years if a new initiative succeeds. In September, Mayor Marty Walsh announced that Boston had been chosen to help develop policies for the future of urban mobility. As…
Rank this Week: 3099

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Nov 30

    Do Durational Limits Apply to Cases That Were Resolved Before the Alimony Reform Act?

    Do Durational Limits Apply to Cases That Were Resolved Before the Alimony Reform Act?
    The Supreme Judicial Court’s recent decision of George v. George provides guidance in applying the durational limits contained in the Alimony Reform Act. The Alimony Reform Act, which went into effect in March 2012, provides that all…
  • Nov 23

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    Hi there, All of us at Divorce Law Monitor wish all of you a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving! Best, Nancy… Continue Reading
  • Nov 4

    2016 Best Legal Blog Competition

    2016 Best Legal Blog Competition
    Hi there, Our team of attorney bloggers takes great pride in bringing you important legal updates and helpful suggestions. We’re honored to have been nominated for The Expert Institute’s 2016 Best Legal Blog Competition! This…
Rank this Week: 743

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 30

    Can I Be Liable for My Elderly Parent’s Car Accident?

    Can I Be Liable for My Elderly Parent’s Car Accident?
    Deciding when it’s time to hang up the keys for good can be an emotionally-challenging process for elderly parents and their children alike. For the driver in question, giving up the keys can signal a loss of independence and freedom.…
  • Nov 30

    Social host liability – How good intentions go horribly wrong

    Social host liability – How good intentions go horribly wrong
    You’re the parent of a Massachusetts high school student and have done a tremendous job so far of encouraging your child to always be honest and always ask you questions, even the ones that make you uncomfortable. One day, you get a…
  • Nov 29

    If a Child is Injured on My Property, Am I Liable?

    If a Child is Injured on My Property, Am I Liable?
    Well, the short answer is, it depends. The fact that an injury occurred on your property does not automatically make you responsible. However, if negligence played a role, that’s an entirely different story. In addition, the rules of…
Rank this Week: 334

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
  • Nov 29

    EPA Surrenders in the Regional Haze Dispute With Texa

    EPA Surrenders in the Regional Haze Dispute With Texa
    As I noted when the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals stayed EPA’s disapproval of Texas’s regional haze plan, EPA had pretty much no chance of winning. Although the parties then stayed the litigation to talk settlement, EPA announced…
  • Nov 18

    DEP Is Trying to Implement Kain. How Are They Doing?

    DEP Is Trying to Implement Kain. How Are They Doing?
    When the Supreme Judicial Court ruled in Kain that § 3(d) of the Global Warming Solutions act requires MassDEP to promulgate emission limits for multiple source categories, requiring declining annual emissions enforceable in…
  • Nov 15

    Let the Environmental Trade Wars Begin!

    Let the Environmental Trade Wars Begin!
    While speculation is rampant regarding just far President Trump will go to roll back progress on climate change in the United States, Nicolas Sarkozy has fired what might be called a metaphorical shot across Trump’s bow.  In a…
Rank this Week: 3672

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wacks & McHale PC.

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Special Needs Trusts – Estate Planning

    Special Needs Trusts – Estate Planning
    The North Shore has a number of outstanding facilities to assist in the care and education of special needs minors. For example, the Northshore Education Consortium, with facilities in Beverly and Peabody, is one of the largest provider of…
  • Nov 21

    “Worst Toys of 2016” – Fact or Fiction

    “Worst Toys of 2016” – Fact or Fiction
    And so today it starts – whether you are a parent that starts planning for the holidays before you put a pumpkin out or you wait until the last minute to run to the Northshore Mall in Peabody or Square One in Saugus, like it or not…
  • Nov 15

    It’s Dark Out There

    It’s Dark Out There
    November 6 marked the end of Daylight Saving Time.  We turned the clocks back one hour.  That means it is lighter when we wake up and head out for the morning commute, but it is dark outside when most of us head home from work in…
Rank this Week: 2224

Injury Lawyer Blog

Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Naumes Law Group.

http://www.injurylawyer.pro/
  • Nov 28

    Is Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea the Cause of Recent Hoboken Train Accident?

    Is Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea the Cause of Recent Hoboken Train Accident?
    New information about the cause of the fatal New Jersey train crash that occurred in September has now been brought to light. According to both the National Transportation Safety Review Board and the lawyer (for the train engineer): sleep…
  • Nov 16

    Amtrak to Pay $265 Million in Fatal Crash

    Amtrak to Pay $265 Million in Fatal Crash
    It has been announced that Amtrak has agreed to a pay out in a one of the largest railroad crash settlements in the history of the United States, in the amount of $265 million. The payout is the result of a court order recently issued on the…
  • Nov 16

    Workday Commuters Killed in Accident on their Daily Commute

    Workday Commuters Killed in Accident on their Daily Commute
    Baltimore rush hour was the scene of an unfortunate crash that claimed six lives a little over a week ago. The crash involved a Maryland Transit Administration (“MTA”) bus and a local school bus. The accident was also responsible…
Rank this Week: 2304

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Nov 28

    Calculate!

    Calculate!
    Just in time for exams! By student request, we now have three TI-30XIIS calculators ready to help HLS students calculate during accounting or finance law exams! To check one out, visit the HLS Library Circulation Desk. The…
  • Nov 23

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject
    I have written before in this blog about using the Hollis library catalog to find materials in the law library by subject. Specifically, I find the Hollis catalog’s hyperlinked Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings to be a…
  • Nov 21

    Guide to researching executive power

    Guide to researching executive power
    If you have recently developed a stronger interest in the topic of executive power, we have a new research guide that can help you explore it through many resources available both at the HLS Library and beyond. Executive Power:…
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Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers legal strategies in Massachusetts injury and wrongful death cases. By Karsner & Meehan, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3654

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Reports on Massachusetts car accidents. By Altman & Altman LLP.

http://www.bostoncaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    How to Avoid Being Involved in an Accident with a Tractor Trailer

    How to Avoid Being Involved in an Accident with a Tractor Trailer
    Tractor-trailers, also called 18-wheelers and big rigs, are frequently involved in accidents. And an accident with a large truck often results in serious injuries or death. Due to the nature of the business, trucks are on the road for longer…
  • Nov 11

    Drowsy driving is dangerous driving

    Drowsy driving is dangerous driving
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,179 Americans died as the result of distracted driving in 2014. The total number of traffic deaths have risen more than 10 percent from the first half of 2015 to the…
  • Nov 11

    Drowsy driving is dangerous driving

    Drowsy driving is dangerous driving
    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,179 Americans died as the result of distracted driving in 2014. The total number of traffic deaths have risen more than 10 percent from the first half of 2015 to the…
Rank this Week: 4326

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 2763

Massachusetts Family & Divorce…

Massachusetts Family & Divorce Mediation Blog

Covers divorce, separation and other family-related matters. By Larri Tonelli Parker.

http://parkermediation.net/
  • Nov 28

    How is alimony or spousal support determined?

    How is alimony or spousal support determined?
    Alimony is calculated by a complex formula,  taking into consideration the length of marriage, and the income of the parties. Like child support, which can be calculated using the Massachusetts child support guidelines, it is…
  • Nov 16

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional

    From International Academy of Collaborative Professional
  • Jun 16

    Magna Carta 800 year

    Magna Carta 800 year
    Magna Carta, dating back eight centuries is still relevant today.  Celebrate its 800 year history this week.  What liberties, freedoms, values do you most cherish? 
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Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Boston, MA Divorce and Law Blog

Covers Massachusetts law in the areas of family law, real estate, litigation, and other legal issues. By Alan Pransky.

http://massfamilylawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 27

    Massachusetts new alimony law – Durational limits and prior divorce judgment

    Massachusetts new alimony law – Durational limits and prior divorce judgment
    In 2012 Massachusetts divorce law changed by implementation of an Alimony Reform Act. A recent case, George v. George, interpreted and explained a portion of the law known as durational limits.Under prior law, alimony was awarded for life or…
  • Sep 1

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS

    PLAY DATES, GUNS, AND OTHER SAFETY QUESTIONS
    This morning on the news there was a story about an 11 year old who was shot in the face. The shooting was accidental and the gun was legally registered and owned. One child was at another child's home and they found the gun and played with…
  • Mar 20

    The court didn't give me custody of my children. Am I a bad parent?

    The court didn't give me custody of my children. Am I a bad parent?
    In most custody cases, both parents are good parents who can take care of the children. A judge has to decide custody between two good choices. In most Massachusetts custody battles, custody is not decided on the basis that one parent is…
Rank this Week: 1097

Bike Accident Lawyers Blog

Bike Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law with a focus on bicycle accidents. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bikeaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 27

    World Day of Remembrance Personal for Our Boston Bicycle Injury Lawyer

    World Day of Remembrance Personal for Our Boston Bicycle Injury Lawyer
    World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, held on the third Sunday of November each year, had special significance for us at BikeAttorneys.com this year.  That’s because last year, in October 2015, a former client and…
  • Nov 16

    Major Taylor Birthday Rides Honor Black Cycling Champion, American Hero

    Major Taylor Birthday Rides Honor Black Cycling Champion, American Hero
    It’s been more than a century since massive crowds gathered in Madison Square Garden to witness, “The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World.” He was perhaps better known as, “the Worcester Whirlwind.” His…
  • Oct 17

    Mass. Ave. Construction Prompts Special Alert to Cyclists for Alternate Route

    Mass. Ave. Construction Prompts Special Alert to Cyclists for Alternate Route
    Biking in Boston is a way of life for many people, but as many of us know, it can also be quite treacherous. This is especially true anytime there is construction.  Recently, a special alert was issued by Boston Bikes to use extra care…
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Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Black Friday Shopping Store Injuries: Uncivilized Masses, or Et Tu, Brutus?

    Black Friday Shopping Store Injuries: Uncivilized Masses, or Et Tu, Brutus?
    Well, well – here we are:  Black Friday, that ignominious day in the American calendar when otherwise (and I use this term liberally) “normal” people, turn into openly aggressive, violent, even maniacal individuals…
  • Nov 19

    Massachusetts Gun Permit Applications Skyrocket

    Massachusetts Gun Permit Applications Skyrocket
    More and more these days, I get calls from people who want me to assist them in obtaining a Massachusetts firearms license (gun permit,) or to represent them in an appeal of a permit denial they have received.  Importantly, these…
  • Oct 27

    MASSACHUSETTS DRUG CRIMES: CHARGED DOESN’T MEAN GUILTY – PART TWO OF TWO

    MASSACHUSETTS DRUG CRIMES: CHARGED DOESN’T MEAN GUILTY – PART TWO OF TWO
    In my previous post on this topic, I wrote about how prosecutors in Massachusetts must prove that any allegedly illegal substances that the Commonwealth accuses a defendant of possessing, using, or distributing, have actually been tested by a…
Rank this Week: 511

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 1076

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Michael O. Smith.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1998

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1154

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Nov 24

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
    At Maged Rost, we would like to express our gratitude to our clients.  From start-up companies to large organizations to foreign investors to those immigrants who have worked so hard to improve their lives while…
  • Nov 11

    MOVE IT OR LOSE IT? SHOULD YOU ACT ON IMMIGRATION OPTIONS BEFORE PRESIDENT TRUMP TAKES OFFICE?

    MOVE IT OR LOSE IT? SHOULD YOU ACT ON IMMIGRATION OPTIONS BEFORE PRESIDENT TRUMP TAKES OFFICE?
    Donald Trump will be the next US President. He built his campaign on promises to build a wall with Mexico and imposing a temporary ban on Muslims from entering the country. His transition team, close advisors and future administration…
  • Nov 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR DECEMBER 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR DECEMBER 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for December 2016 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
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Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1261

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
  • Nov 23

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Upholds Ruling for Defendants in Sidewalk Slip and Fall

    Massachusetts Appeals Court Upholds Ruling for Defendants in Sidewalk Slip and Fall
    Plaintiff Eric Halbach suffered serious injuries when he tripped on uneven pavement on a public sidewalk next to a building owned by the defendants. Halbach and his wife, Kathleen, subsequently sued, alleging that the defendants had a…
  • Nov 18

    Massachusetts Family Collects Damages Over Father’s Botched Burial

    Massachusetts Family Collects Damages Over Father’s Botched Burial
    A Hampshire Superior Court jury recently awarded $150,000 to the children of Lincoln White, Sr., a Korean War veteran whose funeral was mishandled by Ryder Funeral Home after Mr. White passed away in May 2014. The state Attorney…
  • Nov 9

    Student Sues Northeastern University For Mishandling of Sexual Assault Case

    Student Sues Northeastern University For Mishandling of Sexual Assault Case
    Northeastern Student Morgan Helfman, 21, recently sued the university for mishandling her 2013 rape case and failing to protect students from sexual assault. Helfman filed suit last month in Suffolk Superior Court for punitive damages and…
Rank this Week: 2123

Working the Law: News and Views on…

Working the Law: News and Views on Employment Issues

Covers Massachusetts employment law issues such as employment discrimination, sexual harasment and wrongful discharge. By Jack Merrill.

http://www.framinghamlegal.com/
  • Nov 23

    New Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge

    New Overtime Rule Blocked by Federal Judge
    In a surprising decision, a judge in the U.S. District Court for Texas not only granted an injunction to 21 plaintiff states that sued to block the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime updates set to take effect December 1, 2016, he…
  • Nov 3

    Aggressive Noncompetition Suit in Massachusett

    Aggressive Noncompetition Suit in Massachusett
    Our client was a salesperson who was forced to defend herself against an aggressive noncompetition suit brought by her former employer, from which she resigned after many years due to work rule changes that made it impossible for her to…
  • Nov 2

    The Ten Best Things About App Mobile Web Ad Network On Applassi

    The Ten Best Things About App Mobile Web Ad Network On Applassi
    Health benefits Associated With Android os Mobiles For Shopping Aficionados When homeowners trust about a person noticeably than quite a few people are convinced with regards to his or her self, you start to ensure that you put together that…
Rank this Week: 4151

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Boston Mayor calls for new regulations after negligent company leads to death

    Boston Mayor calls for new regulations after negligent company leads to death
    Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, is calling for more stringent regulations regarding construction companies getting bids to perform work in the Massachusetts metropolitan center in the wake of two construction workers being killed while…
  • Nov 22

    Boston Mayor calls for new regulations after negligent company leads to death

    Boston Mayor calls for new regulations after negligent company leads to death
    Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh, is calling for more stringent regulations regarding construction companies getting bids to perform work in the Massachusetts metropolitan center in the wake of two construction workers being killed while…
  • Nov 21

    Massachusetts worker dies in trench accident

    Massachusetts worker dies in trench accident
    Another Massachusetts construction worker has passed away following an accident during routine trench work in Duxbury, MA when a power saw kicked back and made lethal contact with his throat.  The Plymouth County District…
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